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Singer in the Storm After 14 records on her own label, Near — up to now thought of as an artist who performs mainly for women — approaches a mainstream audience...Singer in the StormPop After 14 records on her own label, Near — up to now thought of as an artist who performs mainly for women — approaches a mainstream audience...1990-08-03
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Singer in the Storm

Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Holly Near; Producer (group): Chameleon

After 14 records on her own label, Near — up to now thought of as an artist who performs mainly for women — approaches a mainstream audience with Singer in the Storm, an album of varied songs, many quiet, some forceful, most recorded live. She’s a pointed, subtle singer, but despite her cult reputation, political convictions, and guest appearances by people like rocker Melissa Etheridge, most of Near’s material sounds pretty bland. C+